1916 United States presidential election in Kansas

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1916 United States presidential election in Kansas

← 1912 November 7, 1916 1920 →
  Woodrow Wilson-H&E.jpg Governor Charles Evans Hughes.jpg
Nominee Woodrow Wilson Charles E. Hughes
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New Jersey New York
Running mate Thomas R. Marshall Charles W. Fairbanks
Electoral vote 10 0
Popular vote 314,588 277,658
Percentage 49.95% 44.09%

President before election

Woodrow Wilson
Democratic

Elected President

Woodrow Wilson
Democratic

The 1916 United States presidential election in Kansas was held on November 7, 1916. Kansas voters chose ten electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Kansas voted for the Democratic nominee, President Woodrow Wilson, over the Republican nominee, U.S. Supreme Court Justice and former New York Governor Charles Evans Hughes. Wilson won Kansas by a margin of 5.86 percentage points.

As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which Osborne County voted for a Democratic presidential candidate.[1] It is also the last time Kansas has voted more Democratic than the nation at-large.

Full results[edit]

Presidential Candidate Running Mate Party Electoral Vote (EV) Popular Vote (PV)
Woodrow Wilson of New Jersey Thomas R. Marshall Democratic 10[2] 314,588 49.95%
Charles Evans Hughes Charles W. Fairbanks Republican 0 277,658 44.09%
Allan L. Benson George Ross Kirkpatrick Socialist 0 24,685 3.92%
Frank Hanly Ira Landrith Prohibition 0 12,882 2.05%

Results by county[edit]

County Thomas Woodrow Wilson
Democratic
Charles Evans Hughes
Republican
Allan Louis Benson
Socialist
James Franklin Hanly
Prohibition
Margin Total votes cast[3]
# % # % # % # % # %
Allen 4,053 46.90% 4,129 47.78% 354 4.10% 105 1.22% -76 -0.88% 8,641
Anderson 2,739 50.45% 2,386 43.95% 227 4.18% 77 1.42% 353 6.50% 5,429
Atchison 4,634 48.72% 4,624 48.61% 101 1.06% 153 1.61% 10 0.11% 9,512
Barber 2,061 51.74% 1,632 40.97% 172 4.32% 118 2.96% 429 10.77% 3,983
Barton 3,292 50.63% 2,891 44.46% 212 3.26% 107 1.65% 401 6.17% 6,502
Bourbon 5,209 58.09% 3,370 37.58% 302 3.37% 86 0.96% 1,839 20.51% 8,967
Brown 3,503 43.25% 4,282 52.86% 190 2.35% 125 1.54% -779 -9.62% 8,100
Butler 4,248 50.73% 3,614 43.16% 296 3.54% 215 2.57% 634 7.57% 8,373
Chase 1,584 51.56% 1,356 44.14% 80 2.60% 52 1.69% 228 7.42% 3,072
Chautauqua 1,737 41.40% 2,085 49.69% 345 8.22% 29 0.69% -348 -8.29% 4,196
Cherokee 6,188 53.41% 4,350 37.55% 931 8.04% 116 1.00% 1,838 15.87% 11,585
Cheyenne 787 50.22% 498 31.78% 177 11.30% 105 6.70% 289 18.44% 1,567
Clark 1,102 58.03% 653 34.39% 59 3.11% 85 4.48% 449 23.64% 1,899
Clay 2,632 46.63% 2,692 47.70% 227 4.02% 93 1.65% -60 -1.06% 5,644
Cloud 3,837 53.37% 2,870 39.92% 189 2.63% 294 4.09% 967 13.45% 7,190
Coffey 3,121 50.81% 2,799 45.57% 161 2.62% 61 0.99% 322 5.24% 6,142
Comanche 963 50.71% 732 38.55% 111 5.85% 93 4.90% 231 12.16% 1,899
Cowley 5,962 49.37% 5,297 43.87% 612 5.07% 204 1.69% 665 5.51% 12,075
Crawford 8,064 43.50% 7,067 38.12% 3,279 17.69% 129 0.70% 997 5.38% 18,539
Decatur 2,431 66.95% 1,007 27.73% 146 4.02% 47 1.29% 1,424 39.22% 3,631
Dickinson 4,974 51.85% 4,323 45.06% 180 1.88% 116 1.21% 651 6.79% 9,593
Doniphan 1,916 39.36% 2,826 58.05% 91 1.87% 35 0.72% -910 -18.69% 4,868
Douglas 3,834 41.52% 4,975 53.87% 171 1.85% 255 2.76% -1,141 -12.36% 9,235
Edwards 1,431 50.42% 1,158 40.80% 90 3.17% 159 5.60% 273 9.62% 2,838
Elk 2,053 50.99% 1,769 43.94% 163 4.05% 41 1.02% 284 7.05% 4,026
Ellis 2,335 64.72% 1,186 32.87% 55 1.52% 32 0.89% 1,149 31.85% 3,608
Ellsworth 1,936 48.11% 1,945 48.33% 74 1.84% 69 1.71% -9 -0.22% 4,024
Finney 1,370 47.31% 1,238 42.75% 185 6.39% 103 3.56% 132 4.56% 2,896
Ford 3,044 52.47% 2,337 40.29% 185 3.19% 235 4.05% 707 12.19% 5,801
Franklin 4,128 47.99% 3,885 45.17% 304 3.53% 284 3.30% 243 2.83% 8,601
Geary 1,740 48.45% 1,731 48.20% 97 2.70% 23 0.64% 9 0.25% 3,591
Gove 862 53.81% 642 40.07% 55 3.43% 43 2.68% 220 13.73% 1,602
Graham 1,801 55.79% 1,150 35.63% 241 7.47% 36 1.12% 651 20.17% 3,228
Grant 208 46.33% 200 44.54% 32 7.13% 9 2.00% 8 1.78% 449
Gray 889 52.08% 660 38.66% 90 5.27% 68 3.98% 229 13.42% 1,707
Greeley 168 34.85% 210 43.57% 69 14.32% 35 7.26% -42 -8.71% 482
Greenwood 2,956 48.03% 2,971 48.28% 174 2.83% 53 0.86% -15 -0.24% 6,154
Hamilton 522 45.00% 511 44.05% 101 8.71% 26 2.24% 11 0.95% 1,160
Harper 2,648 54.22% 1,797 36.79% 195 3.99% 244 5.00% 851 17.42% 4,884
Harvey 3,131 44.08% 3,479 48.98% 332 4.67% 161 2.27% -348 -4.90% 7,103
Haskell 349 50.95% 248 36.20% 57 8.32% 31 4.53% 101 14.74% 685
Hodgeman 761 50.53% 564 37.45% 45 2.99% 136 9.03% 197 13.08% 1,506
Jackson 2,914 45.12% 3,451 53.43% 34 0.53% 60 0.93% -537 -8.31% 6,459
Jefferson 2,919 46.44% 3,174 50.49% 116 1.85% 77 1.22% -255 -4.06% 6,286
Jewell 4,180 55.11% 3,022 39.84% 135 1.78% 248 3.27% 1,158 15.27% 7,585
Johnson 3,928 49.72% 3,767 47.68% 137 1.73% 68 0.86% 161 2.04% 7,900
Kearny 490 41.25% 538 45.29% 109 9.18% 51 4.29% -48 -4.04% 1,188
Kingman 2,626 53.13% 1,891 38.26% 167 3.38% 259 5.24% 735 14.87% 4,943
Kiowa 956 43.47% 901 40.97% 40 1.82% 302 13.73% 55 2.50% 2,199
Labette 6,421 51.35% 5,328 42.61% 656 5.25% 99 0.79% 1,093 8.74% 12,504
Lane 659 58.22% 363 32.07% 81 7.16% 29 2.56% 296 26.15% 1,132
Leavenworth 6,002 49.29% 5,536 45.46% 536 4.40% 104 0.85% 466 3.83% 12,178
Lincoln 2,106 53.45% 1,716 43.55% 54 1.37% 64 1.62% 390 9.90% 3,940
Linn 2,930 49.36% 2,699 45.47% 256 4.31% 51 0.86% 231 3.89% 5,936
Logan 709 50.36% 592 42.05% 70 4.97% 37 2.63% 117 8.31% 1,408
Lyon 5,584 53.36% 4,215 40.28% 357 3.41% 308 2.94% 1,369 13.08% 10,464
Marion 2,790 42.13% 3,453 52.14% 274 4.14% 105 1.59% -663 -10.01% 6,622
Marshall 4,275 46.74% 4,581 50.08% 185 2.02% 106 1.16% -306 -3.35% 9,147
McPherson 3,737 46.75% 3,806 47.61% 238 2.98% 213 2.66% -69 -0.86% 7,994
Meade 977 45.15% 973 44.96% 71 3.28% 143 6.61% 4 0.18% 2,164
Miami 4,047 54.74% 3,086 41.74% 199 2.69% 61 0.83% 961 13.00% 7,393
Mitchell 3,197 54.88% 2,413 41.42% 137 2.35% 78 1.34% 784 13.46% 5,825
Montgomery 8,059 52.44% 6,371 41.45% 764 4.97% 175 1.14% 1,688 10.98% 15,369
Morris 2,577 51.48% 2,289 45.73% 87 1.74% 53 1.06% 288 5.75% 5,006
Morton 457 47.85% 405 42.41% 51 5.34% 42 4.40% 52 5.45% 955
Nemaha 3,579 49.03% 3,591 49.19% 61 0.84% 69 0.95% -12 -0.16% 7,300
Neosho 4,891 52.94% 4,053 43.87% 238 2.58% 57 0.62% 838 9.07% 9,239
Ness 1,213 49.23% 927 37.62% 177 7.18% 147 5.97% 286 11.61% 2,464
Norton 2,876 61.01% 1,616 34.28% 173 3.67% 49 1.04% 1,260 26.73% 4,714
Osage 4,276 50.69% 3,770 44.69% 287 3.40% 103 1.22% 506 6.00% 8,436
Osborne 2,621 51.58% 2,149 42.29% 82 1.61% 229 4.51% 472 9.29% 5,081
Ottawa 2,711 54.61% 2,013 40.55% 117 2.36% 123 2.48% 698 14.06% 4,964
Pawnee 2,131 55.05% 1,499 38.72% 120 3.10% 121 3.13% 632 16.33% 3,871
Phillips 2,912 53.65% 2,271 41.84% 149 2.75% 96 1.77% 641 11.81% 5,428
Pottawatomie 2,834 42.77% 3,688 55.66% 61 0.92% 43 0.65% -854 -12.89% 6,626
Pratt 2,607 54.34% 1,820 37.93% 130 2.71% 241 5.02% 787 16.40% 4,798
Rawlins 1,271 55.48% 803 35.05% 165 7.20% 52 2.27% 468 20.43% 2,291
Reno 6,683 44.80% 6,870 46.05% 941 6.31% 425 2.85% -187 -1.25% 14,919
Republic 3,806 55.00% 2,882 41.65% 147 2.12% 85 1.23% 924 13.35% 6,920
Rice 2,801 47.86% 2,494 42.62% 188 3.21% 369 6.31% 307 5.25% 5,852
Riley 2,637 41.57% 3,320 52.34% 299 4.71% 87 1.37% -683 -10.77% 6,343
Rooks 2,394 56.54% 1,621 38.29% 111 2.62% 108 2.55% 773 18.26% 4,234
Rush 1,478 50.34% 1,223 41.66% 173 5.89% 62 2.11% 255 8.69% 2,936
Russell 1,934 47.01% 2,011 48.88% 79 1.92% 90 2.19% -77 -1.87% 4,114
Saline 4,860 52.76% 3,984 43.25% 225 2.44% 143 1.55% 876 9.51% 9,212
Scott 684 54.50% 416 33.15% 110 8.76% 45 3.59% 268 21.35% 1,255
Sedgwick 13,391 51.34% 10,899 41.79% 868 3.33% 924 3.54% 2,492 9.55% 26,082
Seward 1,105 56.26% 678 34.52% 97 4.94% 84 4.28% 427 21.74% 1,964
Shawnee 9,468 41.14% 12,634 54.90% 510 2.22% 402 1.75% -3,166 -13.76% 23,014
Sheridan 1,189 58.66% 760 37.49% 55 2.71% 23 1.13% 429 21.16% 2,027
Sherman 1,196 63.35% 582 30.83% 87 4.61% 23 1.22% 614 32.52% 1,888
Smith 3,431 54.10% 2,605 41.08% 175 2.76% 131 2.07% 826 13.02% 6,342
Stafford 2,148 49.63% 1,812 41.87% 174 4.02% 194 4.48% 336 7.76% 4,328
Stanton 170 42.08% 180 44.55% 22 5.45% 32 7.92% -10 -2.48% 404
Stevens 646 55.31% 391 33.48% 46 3.94% 85 7.28% 255 21.83% 1,168
Sumner 5,519 53.27% 4,079 39.37% 458 4.42% 305 2.94% 1,440 13.90% 10,361
Thomas 1,299 63.03% 642 31.15% 101 4.90% 19 0.92% 657 31.88% 2,061
Trego 1,094 53.08% 867 42.07% 68 3.30% 32 1.55% 227 11.01% 2,061
Wabaunsee 1,706 38.10% 2,640 58.95% 89 1.99% 43 0.96% -934 -20.86% 4,478
Wallace 497 51.50% 381 39.48% 79 8.19% 8 0.83% 116 12.02% 965
Washington 3,316 45.54% 3,766 51.72% 127 1.74% 73 1.00% -450 -6.18% 7,282
Wichita 333 46.12% 318 44.04% 43 5.96% 28 3.88% 15 2.08% 722
Wilson 3,494 49.18% 2,970 41.81% 553 7.78% 87 1.22% 524 7.38% 7,104
Woodson 1,794 46.48% 1,861 48.21% 161 4.17% 44 1.14% -67 -1.74% 3,860
Wyandotte 17,850 53.89% 13,863 41.86% 1,028 3.10% 380 1.15% 3,987 12.04% 33,121
Totals 314,588 49.95% 277,658 44.09% 24,685 3.92% 12,882 2.05% 36,930 5.86% 629,813

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sullivan, Robert David; ‘How the Red and Blue Map Evolved Over the Past Century’; America Magazine in The National Catholic Review; June 29, 2016
  2. ^ "1916 Presidential General Election Results – Kansas". Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 26 October 2019.
  3. ^ Kansas Secretary of State; ‘General Election, November 7, 1916 - Official Statement of Votes Cast’, Twentieth Biennial Report pp. 66-77, 112-115